Trump dictated son’s statement on meeting with Russian lawyer; Nats acquire Twins reliever

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Tuesday, Aug. 1.

President Donald Trump reportedly dictated a statement for his son Donald Trump Jr. to give following the revelation he met with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential campaign.
(The Washington Post)

Minutes before the trade deadline, the Nationals acquired Minnesota Twins reliever Brandon Kintzler for minor-league pitcher Tyler Watson.
(WTOP)

While her opponent, Prince William County Del Robert G. Marshall, advocates for anti-abortion legislation, transgender bathroom bills and bans on transgender servicemen and women in the military, Danica Roem, the first transgender person to win a primary in Virginia, is focusing her campaign on traffic, jobs and education.
(The Washington Post)

The Capitol Police who responded to the shooting at a congressional GOP baseball practice in Alexandria in June were initially directed to the wrong location.
(WTOP)

The bodies of a missing Virginia woman and two children—her son and cousin—were found in a car in a Loudoun County creek.
(The Washington Post)

Columbia Pike Movie Nights at Arlington Mill will show Big on Thursday, and Crystal City Library’s Connection pop-up will screen a series of TED Talks on Friday.
(ARLnow)

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